HomeGround The story of a building that changes lives
In 2022, HomeGround, the Auckland City Mission’s unique and visionary wrap-around social services complex, opened after being a dream for over 20 years.
Photographed by Mark Smith and with text by renowned writer Simon Wilson, and Professor Deidre Brown and Dr Karamia Muller of the University of Auckland’s School of Architecture, this book represents an enduring record of a remarkable building built for a remarkable organisation, created through the aroha and vision of many.
It documents and records a key moment in Aotearoa New Zealand, when a visionary social services agency, a committed architecture practice, courageous funders, and skilled construction specialists combined forces to create a facility that will transform the delivery of services to — and create hope for a better future for — Aucklanders in the greatest need.
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